New South Wales Department of Primary Industries


New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
overview
Formed 2004
Dissolved New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment
Jurisdiction New South Wales
Headquarters 161 Kite Street, Orange,
New South Wales, Australia
Minister responsible Katrina Hodgkinson,
Minister for Primary Industries
executive Dr Richard Sheldrake, Director-General
Parent Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services
Child agencies Forests NSW
NSW Food Authority
Website
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/

The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, a division of the New South Wales Government, is responsibile for the administration and development for agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture, state forests, biosecurity, and crown lands in New South Wales. The Department works to develop and sustain diverse, profitable food and fibre industries, and ensures best practice management of natural resources.

The department is led by its Director-General, currently Dr Richard Sheldrake, who reports to the Minister for Primary Industries, presently the Honourable Katrina Hodgkinson MP. The department sits within the wider portfolio of the Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services, led by its Director-General, currently Mark Mark Paterson AO, who reports to the Deputy Premier, Minister for Trade and Investment, and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services, presently the Honourable Andrew Stoner MP.

The department's powers are principally drawn from a range of legislation including the Forestry Act (1916), Stock Diseases Act (1923), Agricultural Industry Services Act (1998), Biological Control Act (1985), Farm Water Supplies Act (1946), and Fisheries Act (1935) plus over sixty other acts.

Contents

History

The department was formed in July 2004, with the amalgamation of NSW Department of Mineral Resources, NSW Agriculture, NSW Fisheries, State Forests NSW.

In 2009, it was amalgamated into the New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment and since August 2011 has formed part of the New South Wales Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services.[1]

Ministers for Primary Industries

The following individuals have been appointed New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, or any of its precursor titles:[2]

Order Name Title Party Term commence Term end Term of office
&100000000000000010000001 William Ashford Minister for Agriculture   Labor 29 January 1914 23 February 1915 &100000000000000010000001 year, &1000000000000002500000025 days
&100000000000000020000002 George Black Minister for Agriculture   Labor 23 February 1915 15 March 1915 20 days
 – William Ashford Minister for Agriculture   Labor 15 March 1915 1 June 1915 78 days
Secretary for Lands   National Labor Party 12 January 1915 15 November 1916 &100000000000000010000001 year, &10000000000000308000000308 days
Secretary for Lands
Minister for Forests
  Nationalist 15 November 1916 12 April 1920 &100000000000000030000003 years, &10000000000000149000000149 days
Minister for Agriculture   Nationalist 9 February 1920 12 April 1920 63 days
&100000000000000030000003 Richard Ball Minister for Agriculture   Farmers and Settlers Party 13 April 1922 28 June 1922 76 days
&100000000000000040000004 Jack Hallam Minister for Agriculture   Labor 29 February 1980 2 October 1981 &100000000000000010000001 year, &10000000000000215000000215 days
Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries   Labor 2 October 1981 4 July 1986 &100000000000000040000004 years, &10000000000000275000000275 days
Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Lands
  Labor 4 July 1986 5 November 1986 124 days
Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Lands
Minister for Forests
  Labor 5 November 1986 25 March 1988 &100000000000000010000001 year, &10000000000000141000000141 days
&100000000000000050000005 Ian Armstrong Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs   National 25 March 1988 26 May 1993 &100000000000000050000005 years, &1000000000000006200000062 days
&100000000000000060000006 Ian Causley Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
Minister for Mines
  National 26 May 1993 4 April 1995 &100000000000000010000001 year, &10000000000000313000000313 days
&100000000000000070000007 Richard Amery Minister for Agriculture   Labor 4 April 1995 1 Decmeber 1997 &100000000000000020000002 years, &10000000000000241000000241 days
Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Land and Water Conservation
  Labor 1 Decmeber 1997 28 February 2003 &100000000000000050000005 years, &1000000000000008900000089 days
&100000000000000080000008 Tony Kelly Minister for Rural Affairs   Labor 2 April 2003 5 September 2008 &100000000000000050000005 years, &10000000000000156000000156 days
Minister for Lands   Labor 3 June 2004 28 March 2011 &100000000000000060000006 years, &10000000000000298000000298 days
&100000000000000090000009 Ian Macdonald Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries   Labor 2 April 2003 3 May 2004 &100000000000000010000001 year, &1000000000000003100000031 days
Minister for Primary Industries   Labor 3 May 2004 3 August 2005 &100000000000000010000001 year, &1000000000000009200000092 days
Minister for Natural Resources
Minister for Primary Industries
Minister for Mineral Resources
  Labor 3 August 2005 17 November 2009 &100000000000000040000004 years, &10000000000000106000000106 days
&1000000000000001000000010 Steve Whan Minister for Primary Industries   Labor 8 December 2009 28 March 2011 &100000000000000010000001 year, &10000000000000110000000110 days
&1000000000000001100000011 Katrina Hodgkinson Minister for Primary Industries   National 3 April 2011 incumbent &100000000000000000000000 years, &10000000000000231000000231 days

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